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Flagon

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1860
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. ( 35.9 x 24.1 x 18.4 cm )
Description: 
Pewter flagon with hinged, stepped, and domed lid; open chair thumbpiece, capped scroll hollow handle with shield on end, tapering columnar vessel with girdle, circular spreading molded foot.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1964.51
Marks: 
stamped: on base: "[FOGGATT]" in rectangle with small crown above
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
30829
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1793-1807
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Single reed rim plate with single incised band in basin.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number: 
1963.126b
Marks: 
marked: oval mark on back of plate: "ARD"; "AUSTIN" with image of dove flying over four-legged animal
Gallery Label: 
Richard Austin (1764-1817) worked in Boston, Massachusetts from 1793-1807. The stamp on this plate differs from the stamp cited in Montgomery,"A History of American Pewter", p. 215.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1807
eMuseum Object ID: 
30826
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Basin

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1773
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 12 in. ( 7.9 x 30.5 cm )
Description: 
Large pewter basin with single reed brim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1964.26
Marks: 
marked: with rampant lion and "T I"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1773
eMuseum Object ID: 
30825
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Pewter (Britannia metal)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 26.4 x 26 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Two-part Britannia metal pitcher with cylindrical body; hinged lid with finial; baluster-shaped applied ornament below spout; plain molded handle with compress ball finial; spout cover hinged; brass handle across top allows inner section to be removed so that hot water can be poured from this section and outer section; copper base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1922.68a-c
Marks: 
struck: beneath base: "patent"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
30815
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Teapot

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Pewter (Britannia metal)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 19.7 x 23.5 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Pewter teapot with baluster body, hinged, scrolled handle, and stepped domed lid with baluster finial.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1922.67
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
30814
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Teapot

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1837
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. ( 15.9 x 19 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Squat, baluster teapot with hinged step-domed lid with small mushroom finial; broken, scrolled, faceted angular hollow handle, spout, and flaring foot with flat base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1922.66
Marks: 
inscribed: on base: "J. DANFORTH/NO. 6"
Gallery Label: 
J. Danforth (1803-1872), of Middletown, CT, worked from 1825 to 1837.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1837
eMuseum Object ID: 
30813
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Pewter (Britannia metal)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 6 in. ( 21.6 x 21.6 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Cast Britannia metal pitcher in squat baluster form with hinged stepped domed handle with finial.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1922.61
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
30812
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Basin

Classification: 
Date: 
1780-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 6 in. ( 5.1 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Pewter basin with single reed rim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1922.26
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
30810
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fluid burning lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Pewter, brass, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 4 3/8 in. ( 22.9 x 11.1 cm )
Description: 
Double screw top wick camphene lamp made of pewter with brass wicks, on a high circular base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1920.42
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
30808
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1728
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ( 39.4 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Pewter pricket candlestick with raised foot, drip pan, bulbous center, and ruffled ring.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number: 
1896.8
Marks: 
stamped: 3 stamps one with "28" in it marked: center mark with lion rampant engraved: date "1728"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1728
eMuseum Object ID: 
30773
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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